(pp.xiii-xx) A. Ahmed, S. S. Khan, and M. R. Khan ‘Editorial’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

26th September 2017

Allam Ahmed* Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU), School of Business Management and Economics, The Freeman Centre, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QE, United Kingdom Email: allam@sussex.ac.uk Samar Saber Khan College of Business, Eff at University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Muhammad Rahatullah Khan Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Center, College of Business Eff at University, Jeddah, […]

(pp.43-60) M. R. Khan and J. M. Baarmah ‘Building a case for crowdfunding platforms in Saudi Arabia’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

25th September 2017

Muhammad Rahatullah Khan* and Jannah M. Baarmah Entrepreneurship Department, Effat University, Kilometer 2 – Old Makkah Road, P.O. Box 34689, Jeddah 21478, Saudi Arabia Email: mkhan@effatuniversity.edu.sa Email: jbaarmah@effat.edu.sa Purpose: No one knows more about a creative and innovative project than its architect and owner of the idea. The funding helps the start-up start the project with […]

(pp.17-31) R. Khan, J. Al-Akkad and S. A. Al-Khursani ‘Cultivating a sustainable ecosystem for entrepreneurship for national transformation: Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

25th September 2017

Rashid Khan*, Jamal Al-Akkad and Sami A. Al-Khursani Aramco Email: rashid.khan.1@aramco.com Email: jamal.akkad@aramco.com Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to apprise the readers of the initiatives of Saudi Aramco in entrepreneurship development and growth in the country. Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center (SAEC) was launched in 2011 with an objective to develop local enterprises in […]

(pp.01-15) A. Al-Roubaie and M. M. S. Almubarak ‘Localisation of knowledge in GCC countries: the case of SMEs’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

22nd September 2017

Amer Al-Roubaie* and Muneer M. S. Almubarak College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University, Bahrain Email: aalroubaie@ahlia.edu.bh Email: malmubarak@ahlia.edu.bh Purpose: Localisation of knowledge is among the important challenges facing Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Knowledge is a key driver of modern economies impacting productivity, employment, wealth creation, poverty reduction and technology diffusion. Building capabilities for […]

(pp.28-36) E. Elmansori ‘Business incubators as a tool for the development and growth of start-up companies in the Arab world’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2015

6th September 2015

Emhamad Elmansori, Omar Al-Mukhtar University, Libya Purpose: Business incubation facilitates the development and growth of start-up companies by providing entrepreneurs with resources and services. Incubator management usually develops these services that are offered by its wide network of contacts. Therefore, the aim of this research to contribute to general knowledge about the economic growth and […]

(pp.051-063) H. M. Al-Mubaraki and M. Busler ‘Importance of innovation in Sweden’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014

12th June 2013

Hanadi Mubarak AL-Mubaraki, Kuwait University, Kuwait Michael Busler, Richard Stockton College, USA Purpose: The dynamics of business contexts manipulate the way firms act in their industry. These changes can have effects in several areas within a company. Entrepreneurship and Innovation are two areas that are affected when a change in a firm’s environment occurs. The […]

(pp.21-37) E. Hamad and L. Arthur ‘Entrepreneurship in SMEs through business incubators in UAE’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013

14th December 2012

Emhamad Hamad and Leslie Arthur, Nottingham Trent University, UK Purpose: This research aimed to determine whether the economic conditions for business strategy in the Arab World are favourable to a programme of business incubation and to suggest directions on the best ways to implement business incubation in Libya. Business incubators (BI) have proved to be […]

(pp.179-210) A. Al-Dairi, R. McQuaid and J. Adams ‘Entrepreneurship training to promote start-ups and innovation in Bahrain’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012

2nd June 2012

Abdulhasan Al-Dairi, Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain Ronald McQuaid, Edinburgh Napier University, UK John Adams, The British University in Egypt, Egypt Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate training and education support for entrepreneurship in Bahrain, using the case study of the Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP). Design/methodology/approach: The paper uses interviews, secondary sources and participant […]

(pp.031-056) H. M. Al-Mubaraki and H. Schrödl ‘Incubating success towards gulf cooperation council (GCC)’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012

28th January 2012

Hanadi M. Al-Mubaraki, Kuwait University, Kuwait  Holger Schrödl, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Deutschland Purpose: This paper aims to identify and assess critical dimension of business incubation with focus on the Gulf Cooperation Council, which are suitable to measure the effectiveness of business incubation to support startup and entrepreneurial businesses by providing a number of services and resources […]